Sports Premium

Government Funding for PE

The PE and sport premium funding started by the Government in 2013 has continued this year. The allowance has remained the same with schools with 17 or more pupils receiving £8,000 and an additional payment of £5 per pupil, based on the number of pupils in years 3 to 6. This has meant that Kings Furlong Junior School has received just over £9000 to put towards the teaching and participation of sport throughout the school. However, KFJS spends more than this to ensure the provision of PE in it’s widest sense is very strong.

The Sports Premium Funding is to continue for the coming year.

To ensure we use Sports Premium Funding effectively, we will:

  1. Develop staff CPD through the focused PECS programme, delivered by Planet Education. Each staff member will have this opportunity for at least 6 weeks across the year. PECS stands for PE Curriculum Support; more information can be found here.
  2. Continue to enable a wide provision of clubs to be offered and continue participation in a range of inter school competitions.
  3. Continue to offer lunch time sports provision.

Plan for 2016 – 2017:

The Sports Premium Funding is to continue for the coming year.

To ensure we use Sports Premium Funding effectively, we will:

  1. Continue to enable a wide provision of clubs to be offered and continue participation in a range of inter school competitions.
  2. Continue to provide a lunch time club to encourage active sport through play.
  3. Provide direct CPD and quality coaching within PE lessons.

Review of Impact for 2016-2017

1. Clubs & Sports Participation

Sports Premium has been used to fund even more clubs this year, as well to provide cover to enable teachers to run sports-based clubs and tournaments for the pupils.

Our clubs have included: Soccer Schools UK Football 2 x after school, 3 x am (including a girls only club), Netball, Boot Camp, Multi Sports, Tag Rugby, Dance, Karate, Gol Football. Many clubs have run multiple times.

Percentage of children who attended at least 1 club = 88% (84% last year)
Of this 88%, 76% did a sporting club (65% last year)

This year the school again has taken part in a variety of competitions. We have taken part in several tag rugby tournaments with a fair degree of success. We won the 5/6 Stuart League not losing one game throughout the four meetings. (St Annes, Kempshott, Park View and ourselves made up this league). We entered the girls 5/6 Sparkling competition and the 5/6 mixed and 3/4 mixed. In the 3/4 Sparkling the team made it to the quarter finals. We took part in the Winter Hockey League with 5 meetings. 12 children representing the school in a Table Tennis tournament with some fantastic results. We were unable to make it to the Cross Country event due to a last minute change of venue so an in-school event was held. The 5/6 girls took part in a 7-a- side football tournament while the boys entered a football event help by Basingstoke Football club for 3/4 and 5/6. There was also a high 5 netball tournament, tri golf and two kwik-cricket tournaments. A busy year! We also have 6 boys who have been selected to attend trials for the Basingstoke District Under-11 Football team on 13th aiming to follow on from the successes of two Year 5 and Year 6 pupils.

2. Lunch Time Clubs

Sports Premuim Funding has partly been used to fund lunchtime clubs. Planet Education have delievered this each day for a particular year group on a rotation basis. It has included a range of sports both on the playground and on the field. They have focused on team games. The impact has been seen through calmer, successful lunchtimes, children reporting that they love the sports provision during lunch times, and and increase in general sports participation as in section 1.

3. Coaching and CPD

Whilst not directly funded by Sports Premium due items 1 and 2 requiring the full allocation, it is important to highlight the quality PE sessions delivered by Planet Education and UK Soccer Schools twice a week to every year group. These trained coaches provide excellent teaching to our pupils, and they very much enjoy their PE lessons. Teachers have benefited too by developing their own skills alongside the coaches at times.

Plan for 2015-2016
Through using Planet Education as our provider, we will:

  1. Develop the quality of teaching of athletics, tag rugby and cricket;
  2. Deepen the quality of teaching of gymnastics and dance
  3. Further develop teacher participation during CPD sessions by Planet Education, and sharpen the provision.
  4. Continue to enable a wide provision of clubs, and continue to further develop competition between schools.
  5. Provide a lunch time club to encourage active sport through play to develop team work and resilience.

Evaluation of 2015/16

Through conferencing children from each year group it is apparent that there is a genuine love of sport across the school. It was hard to find a child who had any negative comments to make about the sports provision in school and these were mainly based on wanting more tennis lessons and less basketball. The children have enjoyed learning the skills required to take part in a variety of sports and this is evident in the number who have wanted to take part in the range of competitions entered by the school.

Staff have continued to find that teaching alongside Planet Education staff has enabled them to acquire a stronger understanding of the skills required by children to take part in a range of sports, and how to teach these skills in an interesting fun way. This has resulting in staff feeling more confident in their delivery of PE lessons, particularly in gymnastics.

A range of sports clubs has been offered to the children including tag rugby, netball, and several football clubs. Arsenal Football club has continued to run its gifted and talented before school clubs for Years 3/4 and 5/6. There has also been a lunchtime club which has given further opportunities for sports, and also allowed those children who find play times more difficult to take part in team games.

Outside agencies have also been used to deliver sport. Mr Watton, an outside hockey coach,  has taught the Year 5 hockey and QMC delivers swimming lessons for Year 4 and 6 in the Summer Term. Rugby coaches have supported our teaching, too.

Competitions entered:

  • 2 x 5/6 Boys 7-a-side football tournament
  • 5/6  Girls 7-a-side football tournament
  • Sports Hall athletics
  • Cross Country
  • 5/6 Netball Tournament
  • Norman Tag Rugby League
  • 5/6 Sparkling Tag Rugby Tournament
  • 3/4 Sparkling Tag Rugby Tournament.
  • Hockey Tournament

Government funding for PE – 2014-2015

You may be aware that in the spring of 2013, the government stated that they were going to be giving schools across the country a total of £150 million pounds over the next 2 years, to help continue the Olympic legacy. This amounts to £8000 for each school and then a further £5 extra for every child. For Kings Furlong Juniors, we received just over £9,000 to help develop PE in our school.

Through the Sports Premium Funding, our aim is to:

  1. Develop the quality of teaching of dance, tennis, fitness circuits, tag rugby and cricket;
  2. Deepen the quality of teaching of gymnastics
  3. Further develop teacher participation during CPD sessions by Planet Sport, and sharpen the provision.
  4. Continue to enable a wide provision of clubs, and further develop competition between schools.

Evaluation 2014-2015

Through discussions with members of staff and observing PE sessions, it is evident that the children have had a range of different sports taught to them this year, including through Planet Sport and other outside agencies. Planet Sport have provided clear and well differentiated lessons, which have engaged all children. The children have enjoyed learning new skills to help develop their understanding of tag rugby, basketball, athletics and especially gymnastics. Teachers have developed their own CPD through a variety of ways, such as, observing lessons, team teaching with the Planet Sport coach and also a mixture of the two. Members of staff are feeling more confident and have had the opportunity to look at different ways to teach different skills in an effective way.

We’ve also provided further outside agencies to come in and teach different year groups. We’ve had FA coaches coming in and teaching the year 4’s football. We had Hook cricket club come in and teach cricket to a variety of different year groups. This was particularly successful as the children thoroughly enjoyed the different ways to play and learn cricket. Furthermore, the members of staff who joined in also learnt a great deal, which has made them feel more confident when teaching this particular sport. Lower school got the opportunity to have an outside agency rugby club come in to teach and develop their skills, which they then used in a rugby tournament later on in the year. Mr Wotton has taught year 5’s hockey this summer term, which they have thoroughly enjoyed and then transferred the new skills into a hockey tournament. Finally, as part of some PPA cover, Mr Smith, who is part of Arsenal football club, has been teaching PE lessons to years 5 and 6, whilst also providing a tournament for our year 6’s to celebrate finishing their SATS.

We have continued to run the wide variety of clubs, which was initiated last year. 87% of children participated in at least 1 after school club this year. As well as the class teachers running clubs, we also had Mr Smith running a free afterschool football club with 40 children taking part, which was funded by the school all year. We have also continued our gifted and talented football club, which is held in the mornings and run by Arsenal football club for all year groups with 40 children taking part. The school has taken part in a variety of competitions this year, such as: football tournament run by Southampton football club for our gifted and talented children, 2 mini football tournaments for year 5 and 6, a rugby league and 2 rugby tournaments for both upper and lower school, a hockey tournament for upper school, an athletics tournament, netball matches with schools in and around the area and finally year 4 football matches with other schools.

Plan for 2015-2016
Through using Planet Sport as our provider, we will:

  1. Develop the quality of teaching of athletics,  tag rugby and cricket;
  2. Deepen the quality of teaching of gymnastics and dance
  3. Further develop teacher participation during CPD sessions by Planet Sport, and sharpen the provision.
  4. Continue to enable a wide provision of clubs, and continue to further develop competition between schools.
  5. Provide a lunch time club to encourage active sport through play to develop team work and resilience.

Government funding for PE

You may be aware that in the spring of 2013, the government stated that they were going to be giving schools across the country a total of £150 million pounds over the next 2 years, to help continue the Olympic legacy. This amounts to £8000 for each school and then a further £5 extra for every child. For Kings Furlong Juniors, we received just over £9,000 to help develop PE in our school.

Through the Sports Premium Funding, our aim is to:

  • Enhance the learning of the pupils in PE, particularly in Gymnastics and Dance
  • Develop the skills of PE teachers
  • Increase the take-up of after school sports clubs, and other clubs

We had input from our pupils, parents, governors, staff and PE leader to discuss how to use this significant amount of money effectively in a way that can benefit the whole school. We had a range of different sporting specialists come in to our school to demonstrate their programmes and to explain what they could bring to our school and more importantly the children. As a result of this, we have decided to go with a company called Planet Sport. They will be coming in to teach one of the PE sessions for each year group, every week.

We see this as a really positive contribution to our school, as not only will the children enjoy the idea of being taught by a coach, and the benefits that brings but also it allows our staff to further develop and enhance their professional skills. A typical afternoon will consist of both classes in one year group having separate one hour sessions of PE. For one of the sessions, a member of staff will go out with his or her class and observe the lesson and teaching skills being used. This will help generate new ideas and introduce new concepts. Then, whilst the other class are taken out for their PE session with Planet Sport, the other teacher will be given non-contact time. This teacher will then be expected to take a club after school, as we feel that after school clubs are important and we would like to offer an even wider variety than we have in the past. In line with this, Planet Sport are also going to be running two after school clubs a week. They have offered us a reduced charge of £3 an hour rather than £5 an hour. We think this is a fabulous opportunity to provide a large range of different sports clubs which we may not have been able to offer before. Examples of this are gymnastics, fencing, dodge ball and many more. Overall we view this as being an extremely positive step forward in our school’s development of PE provision, allowing each child to experiment with new skills and received specialised support.

Evaluation of 2013-2014:

  • Staff – Increased confidence across a range of sports and games, particularly in teaching Gymnastics. New ideas and fresh perspective. Improved understanding of skills progression in a sport/game.
  • Pupils – High engagement in lessons. Extended their skills through more challenging activities. Improved differentiation.
  • 75% of pupils were in at least 1 club in 2012 – 2013
  • 85% of pupils were in at least 1 club in 2013 – 2014, with more sports clubs than previously.
  • An improved culture of sports and competition, with children taking part in more competitions against other schools, both locally and nationally.

Plan for 2014-2015
Through using Planet Sport as our provider, we will:

  • Develop the quality of teaching of dance, tennis, fitness circuits, tag rugby and cricket;
  • Deepen the quality of teaching of gymnastics
  • Further develop teacher participation during CPD sessions by Planet Sport, and sharpen the provision.
  • Continue to enable a wide provision of clubs, and further develop competition between schools.